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in florida as well. tucker barnes is joining us with the details. >> after months of silence, g w have active weather now. let's go to max hd radar and tain -- take a look. we have three storms here. we have anna, bill, and now we have tropical depression ebem number ur four. nd and air up west that could be claudette. bnd let's go to washington at r.thp nes hioscrth e area. ne across e h and it looks like a nice sunday for us. bright skies expected and very warm temperatures. we'll have highs eventually in the upper 80s and low 90s, so warmer than during the day yesterday. reagan national right now is off to a very mild start. dulles is 71. dwi marshall, 69. no shower or thunderstorm activities. if you plans today, get out and enjoy it and bring some sun tan lotion. high temperature of 91 degrees. i showed you the tropical bas. i'll have more details on the storms coming up. sarah. >> thank you, tucker. >>> and now to a oson the streets of d.c. someone fired into an open crowd hitting 7 people, some of them teen- agers. this morning still no sign of the shooter. fox 5's roz plater has the
and for the latest, tucker has all of the details. >> yeah, a lot happening here. we're off and running. we'll start with claudette. it u ou c ld be dangerous. da we h e l get startedit th radar. s eion. the concern is the heavy rain tod that's all generally pushed he torth and northwesthe ey ex'rthinpee g ctthe rain to 6 ,upto 6 ncs of raiinches of raiacross the western panhandle of heflorida reaching upo isimntpissis a o alabama. they have flood watches there. we'll show you thother systems and the first one of note is across porto rico. see those clouds? that's ana, bringing heavy rain to porto rico and they'll get up to 4-inchs of rain as ana is pushinnorth anwesh. st we have a . more serious storm bill. that's a hurricane, maximum winds increased as of the latest a few moments ago of 90 . les per hour wi ovt g00ers . 1. this is expecd to be a major hurricane over the next few days and we'll have p e thatw ch the track carefully. >> we'll ge ngvheldr cocwhave cloud cover lingering through the mid- atlantic and you can see it there and particularly off to the east and towards the beaches. that
bill is now a category four storm. we'll get the latest track from tucker. >>> we know the vaccine is on its way. we know what schools plan to do. the question is how will your boss handle a swine flu outbreak in new guideline are out today. we'll run through them as fox 5 morning news continues at 6:00 right now. >>> we're glad you could join us for fox 5 morning ne. ws a live look outside right now. i'm he gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. one group of local residents with clean-up ahead of them. take a look at this damage from overnight. a large tree branch fell through the roof of the penn southern apartment homes in capitol heights. at the spite the inconvenience, nobody was hurt. >> i guess some areas did have storms yesterday. >> i certainly did. i had a lot of thunder and lightning last night and very heav rain as it moved through about 8:00 last night. rain across the . area. i want to show everybody hurricane bill. it is now a category four hurricane. it has gusts to 150. the scale only goes to five so this is almost as strong as they get
. >> in fact, you might need to keep it handy all weekend. that's what tucker tells us. the clouds are starting to thicken up out there. >> it will feel like rain. we have rain on our doorstep, down toward fredericksberg and we . mo have a food watch. let's get to the radar. the rain showers are not too far ay g 'sinndeparou s and we're p ickng up rain showers and some of that shower activity looks to be hevy down to the southowd ar95nd 9waldorf and fredericksberg. that's pushing up to the north and northeast over the last 20 minutes to seal see ur fi in during the next few hours and thunderstorms too lo all of hrain now developing ofd tosouth an west. that's headed in our direction as wa w aveh big plume of tropical moisture being pulled up from the south. so it is -- there is a potential we could see strong thunderstorms later today and that could induce some briefly heavy rainfall amots. by that i mean 1-2 inches of rain is possible. so because of that, we have a flash flood watch here in the district for much of maryland and portions of virginia as well. all of those counties in green unde
. and we turn our attention to tucker barnes and what is going on with danny. > we've had a lot going on. h adwe unththrstorms overnight and wor flooding overnight in baltimore. and we're starting with clouds d humidity and the hpotential of more halfy rain here in washington. not danny related buyou can see the cloud cover across the washington area. s st ff to the south an wntords wathe carolinas, the rain showers. all of that energy is pushing in our direction as an upper a. el lopu shw eso inurr w and because of that, the potential of showers and heavy thunderstorms this afternoon, the national weather service about an hour ago issued a flash flood watch. this goes into affect at 2:00 this noon for the counties in green. and that would include downtown washington and baltimore. so be ready here. the potential is to e 2 1-1- inches of rain in a single thunderstorm over the course of 15 minutes to half an hour if the storms get going later. 74 degrees. humidity at 85%. it feels tropical and feels like rain. and nature will deliver later this afternoon. so be ready. showers and thunderst
democracy. >>> we want to take a check on our forecast. for that, tucker barnes. >> you notice that there is a lot more water in the atmosphere. that means humidity is on the increase. >> that was a beautiful shot of the capitol dome. not very windy out there either. >> very still at this hour. we are looking at the possible of some scattered showers d thundetorms as we get into the afternoon. so a changing forecast today. going to be summery around here and then some big changes as we get wek. let's get ewek. let's get started thwi a look at our satellite-radar. i want to mention very quickly atdanny had maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. i will show you awe satellite pi durofe nyan coming up n iny just a minute. here in washington, we are doing fine. you can see the cloud cover across the northern section of our viewing area up into pennsylvania and light showers there. this is a cold front which is very slowly and i do mean swlloworking wlits way through the washington area. and it is a weak oinne. so with just a chance for some satterred showers or thunderstorms during t
. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tucker barnes and hopefully a nice comfortable day today. >> very comfortable out there now. my air conditioners was not turned on when i woke up this morning. the huge is in check. we have sunshine throughout the day and high temperatures later in the upper 80s. isodon't know w iatheratthonih things can i say about the forecast but i'll try to refo out a way the next 19 say it. yo d our clveco hed ancloud cover shower activity is well off the co . thmorni this is high pressure building in. ghhi actually a n ea f o pressure that will stick around for a couple of days. today in the upper 80s. tomorrow, a little warmer. t will be hot tomorrow in the 0 it t will be avery quiet day for geeoraf n iwlue ef rain we ha ouraarnd here. 71 at reagan national. you can see the c aloo iris lurking not too far off the north and west. very comfortable day. we are expecting high temperatures in the mid- to 8ro0s acuss the ts obright sun humidity eaonl wly't be too d so this will be ne.aon we on n 8888in washington. 90 down in fredericksburg an
'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox 5 morning news. we say good morning to tucker barnes. >> humidity was in check yesterday but it won't be the case today. it will be running wild. >> it is already warmer outside. >> kind of of a hot, sweaty afternoon with a chance for a scattered shower or thunderstorm. want to start real quick owshd an yo show you the latest here with danny. still a tropical storm. maximum winds up to 60 miles per hour. looking a little more impressi. e the hurricane center just flew a plane in anfod d the center was farther to the north than they had first thought. we'll con to watch danny here. i'll give you more details. -- we'll continfoto watch danny here. there it is now north of puerto rico. onto washington weather and gurvir it, we're warm, 75 degrees in downtown washington. humidity is 82%. in w wnod. watch the shower activity off to the north and west start to push into central pennsylvania. that is associated witha evry weak cold makeits esvprwill en kema its presence felt around here later today in the form of scattered showers and thunderstorms. not g
and at arlington national cemetery. >> tucker balkans will have an update on danny. >>> let's take a look at the u.s. capitol and show hua it looks like outside this morning. the sun will be up later this hour but right now, kind of a hazy 76 degrees. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is in. what does fall officially begin? >> for us in the weather department, it starts september 1st but otherwise, the third week of september. >> it is going to feel like fall starting next week. we won't dwell on danny too much. but danny's maximum winds now 40 miles per hour. not looking very impressive. kind of fizzling out here. that is good news for us. we have other weather to ta about. the weather service has just issued a flash flood watch for the district and surrounding counties. this goes into effect at 2:00 and continues through this evening. the concern is we could see heavy rainers later today in the form of thunderstorms. at potential is outs there for a couple of thunderstorms in you get caught those big thunde earlier, overnight, parts of baltimore up towards harper county. they pic
and his 19-year-old girl shaniqua tucker were riding back to baltimore saturday when the accident happened on interstate 81 at a point about 45 minutes north of harrisburg. police say when they hit some bad weather, jones lost control of the car, flipped, and ran down an embankment. tucker and the younger jones were killed. officer jones was injured. he has since been flown back to shock trauma, and his buddies on the force are pulling for him. >> currently assigned to the northeastern district patrol unit. she a good officer. has a lot of investigative skills, a lot of history with the baltimore police department. >> reporter: jones this afternoon was listed in serious but stable condition. family members meanwhile tell us a candlelight vigil will be held tonight at 6:00 at overlea high school where the younger jones and miss tucker first met. joce sterman, abc 2 news. >>> in 2 your health tonight, there was a time when there were only two places to get medical care, your doctor's office or the hospital. retail clinics are becoming increasingly popular. but is the care as good as a regula
the picture fool you. it will still be very warm today. tucker barnes joins us now with details this morning. good morning. >> good morning, everybody. sunshine across the area and places here in washington looking at a mostly cloudy start today but we will see henshine in abundance n ti a onnond ndslight chance of a shower or thunderstorm so the afternoon forecast long -- loing good. and there you can seethe shower activity and the cloud cover for the most part -- for e smot part down tward virginia beach. here in washington fairly quiet. we do still have some low clouds from earlier today that are hanging tough and it will take a few more hours to get that out of here. so temperatures are mild and still a little bit of cloud cover. 80 at reagan national, 80 at dallas, bwi temperature 78. we're looking for highs later today in the middle 80s. we'll go with 86. should be afternoon sunshine and a chance for an isolated thunderstorm. best chance is south and east of the city. i'll have more details on the forecast and we'll look at he weekend and the beaches as well >> thank y, tuouerck gurvi
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the capitol flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of senator kennedy. tucker is in with a check of our weather. not a bad start to the day, pleasant. >> that is a good word for it. we'll have another great looking daat least as far as sunshine but we'll be on the hot side later this afternoon. there is not a whole lot to see. mostly a good news forecast as we go to view and take a look out tre. outt . you can see that the sunshine sull be bright here. sen i rwi in about a half hour and it should be a great looking day. there you go. clouds off the coast. e the loarcuds off to the north ancwestanuto towards cleveland and detroit. that is a cold front that will get in here tomorrow an give us another opportunity for some showers and thunderstorms. but today, it will be just bright sunshine in the forecast. all right. there are your current temperatures. just got an update. now, 71 at reagan national. 70 at dulles. bwi arshall in the 60s again. our humidity will be in check for much of the day but it will bet hot later today. mostly sunny skies and hot by this afternoon. high temperature
's get a check on the forecast this morning with tucker barnes. >> we have nice comfortable conditions out there. currently 72 degrees. we will have more heat than yesterday with highs in the u l 90s. still not expecting any showers and thunderstorms. you can see that acrossssthe area, we continue to see very nice conditions. high pressure is ruling the area a this hour andaa cold front welthe north and west, that really won't start to make its presence felt until tomorrow. a very quiet one although it will be hot later this afternoon as mentioned with highs in the 90s. 72 at reagan national. wind are out of the south and west at five miles per hour. let's take a look at that forecast. as you t eth e door, expect hot temperatures by later this afternoon. 91 here in washington. 92 la plata. 9 # in fredericksburg. let's get to julie wright with a look at our on-time traffic. good morning. >> good morning to you. no accidents reported right now. the lanes are open if you are traveling the top setch of the play between college pack and bethesda. no problems reported coming across the ameri
. this is most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes an i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most pressing questions. today's question is from troy fairette. that is like a football player. >> old movie star too. >> he could be a reporter. let's go to troy garrett. he says while he was on a flight, pilot anumbered that the outside air temperature was minus 50 degrees while the ground temperature was 75 degrees. we were trying at an altitude of 30,000 feet. why is the temperature so cold up there and warmer on the ground espare closer to the sun when flying? >> sounded like it was going to be who gets there first questions swra i thought it would be a math question which we wouldn't have used it. you could have answered it. that is a great question. you would think the closer to the sun, you're 30,000 feet above the surface of the earth, it will be warmer. no, the high are up you go, the colder it gets. remember, space is cold. why is that so? let's go to science man tucker barnes for the answer. >> good question though. >> it's great question. >> the next time
to that story. >>> all right, tucker. >> we're ushering in the fall in a mellow way. >> well, it's cloudy and the temperatures are cool and we have summer to talk about and we're going to the tropics. >> i'm wearing the fall to -- the brown to say, fall you,'re here. >> it's the color of fall, right. >> well, it seems l. it . ouaba tropical t a disturbance. it could be erica and it's, watch it here. it's begining to look more and more impressive. the hurricane center hasn't upgraded it yet, but it could be a tropical depression at any time and with erica, moving to the ndsat northwest, we'll have to watch it and the path would normally take it here and porto rico by the end of the week. by the way, the peak hurricane season is in nine days. we're glotia cngse co setthe t of the hurricane season. we're at 65 degrees at reagan national and the humidity at 59% and wthe north at have miles per hour. -- 14 miles per hour. we have the light shower here getting echoes out here. w and it's iisghlr hot weo list hower on wayt ayto school and work, it won't last. a ips ee ast rea of shower east
at that in the 8:00 hour. >> and now i promised everybody tucker barnes. >>> what a beautiful morning and sunshine across the area. and today should be a picture- perfect day. a lot of sunshine expected. we're not expecting a shower or thunderstorm activity today. let's get to the satellite radar and show you what is going on ndyou anou see a whole lot of nothing. clouds off the coast and some shower activity off of the carolinas, but that's about it. ahigh ly sunny day as pressure builds ifrom the north and west. even though the temperatures will be warm, it will be comfortable because the humidity will stay at bay for another day. currently 69 degrees. temperatures jumped one degree in the past hour. and winds out of the north and you're pressure is up. mostly sunny skies expected and again, applies on the -- a pleasant afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s which is where it should be this time of year. we'll have more information on the weather and look at the tropics coming up. let's get to julie wright with the latest on our fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> it's busy after university boulev
week. a quick plug, i'm so proud of my brother in law tucker. he's the pilot that landed a plane in a new jersey mall parking lot safely this week. we love him. nobody got hurt. he is in my live chat room in my blog if you want to pick his pilot brain. u. tucker yo e >> wfayou. >> we love dan kaplan. i know our waistlines may not like him but look at beautiful cake he has brought us. >> that's it for us. the next news is at noon. have a great day and a great weekend. bye-bye.
with tucker barnes. >> it will be cloudy and we'll have showers and ctthunderstorm i want to get t right it our hd radar and show you the thunderstorm activity that ueinnt s. can you see kind of sporadically out and about there. the dark green on your man p u towards aberdeen is a flp o d warning which should expire here momentarily. lof dark red herear, ticularly a cell here se, u s. thcao see cae bght ag flinsh there. that is a pretty good untodethrmrs . heer tp re uore alng the frontal ngsystem. we've got light rain showers and eoks luke kelu up towards hagerstown, it is raining at this phour. it will con to rain e herer er rsou h. leupco let's move on to the satellite- our. ra if it is not running at where you are house right now, there is a teasent chance it wl be later. notice therain showers down wae rds thilcrimes. -- thereis a s decent chance it will be later. we've got a fwad chance of showers and perhaps a few strong thunderstorms touring the course of e we we've got a good chance of er owshs. in washington. inow. gton a littlalre . stly cloudy ershs owdythshowers and thund
. >> not for this weekend. they will be fine for martha's vineyard. >> which forecasters? apparently not you and tucker. >> yes, tucker? the islands. but we're talking about -- are you talking about martha's vineyard or bermuda? >> both. >> for this weekend. >> that update just in. >> so it will impact them. >> it will start impacting our east coast as well with some high surf so -- some rough surf. you want to be aware of that. the latest information came out just a few minutes ago. bill is now -- remains a category three hurricane. you see it is quite a ways away. it is currently about 4 # 5 miles south of bermuda. so it is still a ways away from the bermuda but the first people to feel the impact will be in bermuda. you look at the storm. you remember yesterday. it is looking a little more rag he had than it did yesterday. it is getting beat up by some strong winds. as this continues to move, it could reintensify. there could be some strengthening that occurs right now. the maximum sustained winds are 120 miles per hour. look how far away it is from martha's vineyard and coastal regions at this poin
. and this is segment where tucker bawrndz and i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most preeing questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question is weather- related. brian walton sends it in. not sure. brian seems to have a lot of time on his hands. how cold would it have to be for water to leave your mouth and freeze befe it hits the ground. >> is that possible? >> is it possible? yes, it is possible. how cold would it have to be in that seems to be up in the air. not sure why you want to know this. but a lot of people want to know this. you go on-line and there are all kinds of theories about it. people have been investigating it for a long time. tucker barnes joins us with more info on that. >> thank you very much. well, it turns out that you've got to get to an air temperature about meunch us 5, minus 40 at least nog colder than that. this will occur. we have a youtube video presentation by somebody that took some boilg water outdoors, take a look. watch this and tosss it in the air. that is boiling water. that is called a flash freeze. we're going to run it again.
steakhouse burger sing. >>> while you have the chance, come out and say hello in person. tony, tucker and holly will be at eastern market this saturday. they'll be there from 10:00 to 1:00. if you get a chance and you're in the area and want to say hello, do so. >>> holly is not far away and we'll put it in the guinness book of records. >> se's at union station helping blue jeans go green. >> well, this takes a little bit of explanation. it's cool and fun. a world record is broken today in d.c. here in the main hall at union station where we're giving you a preview. you're right, it has to do with kids, national geographic kids magazine. and this is the editor. good morning. >> what a day for you guys. well, it's exciting. and guinness records are -- >> well, this is the fourth attempt and we're really, really excited and we have the page that we run every month in the magazine. the kids love learning about the dogs with ears sticking out and ladies with long pentagonner nail -- fingernails. >> well, if you're going to do something extreme, may as well do it for a good cause. cause. >
on out and say hello to the fox team tomorrow as holly and tucker will at the eastern market from 10:00 until 1:00 so come on down and say hello. >> tucker, holly and i do some shopping together on the weekends and the station decided to turn that into a little event. >> is it a right? >> so we'll be shopping. if you say hi, be quick about it, because we have things to do. >> i don't believe you. >> i'm just joking. we'll be there and will be happy to hey hello. >> hopefully the weather will be nice. > tomorrow will be warmer an . thlly tobe wi let's look at hd byseraouecowau shyou because memow nts ago, we were showing you a different radar e.t it wasmoulpd leletoumo r isowasn't as zoomed in and i mistakenly said it the r sshower might t.m ho vet.t. vernon. . rnas you can seeea . r onve no wrn tmtr it was tm akis e. haast to de. ak isbut we do have a little bit o shower activity and perhaps a little storm brewing down we re, so that's what e 'r oking at and we'll keep our eyes on that during the course of the morning. here is a broader look. the tesallite radar foh tre teastern u
for a look at traffic. julie, tucker barnes has not had a chance to talk to you. he asked me to impart to you that he loves what you are wearing. >> well i don't think they have it in his side because it's for petite. he puts on something like this and it will have to be a two- top. >> tucker has a questioning look on his face. >> honey, we always ask about the questioning look on his face. that's really what he looks like? love you, tucker. here we go. out on the roads right now. we have lanes open. no accidents to report as you continue to work your way along 95 and 395. what you will find is slow traffic out of woodbridge and across the occuquan and leaving the franconia springfield parkway and across the 14th street bridge. heavy and steady as you work into southeast washington. budge sound baltimore washington parkway slowing south of the beltway. a stalled car on east capital street to blame for that delay. southbound 29 on the breaks from tech road toward university boulevard. no dents, just volume delays. outer loop remains slow. 95 around to georgia avenue. that's a check of your fox
girlfriend, miss tucker got a ride up with michael jones' father to scranton to watch the game. when they came home, michael jones, junior decided to come with them to surprise his mother. so all three were
and tucker. saw a chance -- you have a chance to say hello to tony, tucker and holly this weekend at eastern mark net saturday from 10:00 until 1:00 get out there and say hello and tony will say hello back. >> yes i will. i always do. >> to meet the team, thell be out there chatting it up with everybody. julie are going to be out there to hang out with the gang. >> i'm going to be the first one in line saying tony. >> and tony is like that's a different greeting from what? >> you're right. >> and they do sell food at eastern market so it's a good lunch for you. >> i am leaving right now, i'll see you on saturday. >> julie, you're saying tony never buys you lunch, this is your chance. get in there now. >> you can come on out and i'll buy you lunch. >> you can get out there and say tony, pay up. >> and at 10:00 on saturday morning i'm there. out on the roads, lanes are open on top stretch leaving college park toward 270. the busy ride is on the west side from the springfield interchange. this traffic merging on 95 northbound toward 66. the problem is two separate accidents. the first at bradd
. tucker said he saw a meteor coming in this morning but for tonight, for the peak viewing time, we'll have a fair number of clouds. so i think it will depend on where you are this evening. so we'll see. i don't have great hopes about seeing that activity. we'll see. let's take a look at what is happening. we'll go back to yesterday and the temperatures, 97 degrees was the high at reagan national. that was one degree shy of tying the record. we did break a record at dulles international. it got to 97 degrees there. the record was 96. that was set in 2001 so we ve a new record at dulles. bwi marshall nowhere neared record. 75degrees right now here in washington. we dropped off one degree. 71 in baltimore. 75 in fredericksburg. let'slike at the temperatures across the country. we'll see a couple of things. first of all, warm air in the eastern united states. very warm continuing warm conditions down to our south. 82 in dallas. 67 in witch ta. where you find that difference in temperatures, you know from studying your weather you're likely to find some thunderstorm activity and let's get to th
:00. there with two. it is august 12th. as tucker mentioned, it is warm outside and the humidity will be really out there. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> and i'm steve chenevey. it seems to me, tony, we are feeling that humidity in here as well. >> warm inside of our studios. i think they keep the heat on overnight. >> must be a man-woman thing pause it feels pretty good to me. >> we'll see how you feel later. >> yeah, humid here and outside as well. run showers off to the west. i won't rowle utah rain shower -- i won't rule out rain shower inisg. y us r thus this rn elative humidity reis # #% and is # #% and the temperature is 77. --th -reatreand and wee temperature is 77. couple of of showers here and there during the course of the morning hours and another chance of that later on today. your forecast for today, a lot of clouds around, scattered showers and thunderstorms, humid, high about # 7 degrees. that is where we should be. that is our normal high for the date -- high about 77 degrees. >> heat, that's j-u-l -- >> yeah, yeah, yeah. how are the roads on this early wednesday j not so bad. we had over
by the end of the week. it will like steer clear of florida. >> what about our forecast here? tucker barnes joins us with a quick look this morning. >> thank you. back to bill very quickly. just want to show everybody what is happinobill. it continues to intensify. thwind are up to 100 miles per hour and -- okay, i guess we're in the going to look at t still forecast to become maor jhurricane over the next 4 hours. h, nt too bad -- over the next 24 hours. with a cold front starting to shtretclo osetor e urarea, and the possibility of a little nesunshi out there during the morning hours,nse'll see some showeruras th develop up aheahead of that fro latr today and some d of the storms could contain gusty winds and very heavy rain. we'll see what happens. temperatures right now, we never really cooled off overnight. we are at 77-degree at reagan national. humidity back up, 74%. i think the best chance of showers and thunderstorms will be any 2 00 : d an2:00 and anusee aft00yoeru c noon temperatures later today in the low 90s. 91 here in washington. 90 in baltimore. >> we'll talk mother about
meteorological organize and i a big change occurred in 1979. i remember this. >> tucker, do you remember this? >> absolutely. i was just a littlguy. at first, all the storm were named after women because traditionally, most meteorologys were probably males an they would name ships after women so they name the storms after women. and in the late 70s, there was the women's movement and they decided maybe they need to name it after men and women because it was sort of looking down. >> equal opportunity. >> i see tony over here biting his tongue. >> because to be honest, there was some sexist thinking. there were some who thought these storms are temperamental like a woman. we have a list of this year's storms. take a look. >> we are new claudette. we are three storms in. >> the next one is danny. the name repeat every six years. >> i was going to ask that. >> yes, they do. however, as i believe you all know this too, if there is a storm that is particularly deadly or costly,that name is retired and a new name is inserted. so we will not have another tropical storm or hurricane andrew, camille or
precautions because you can get burned justify as much on a generally cloudy day as on a sunny day. tucker, have i said that the right way? >> i think it was okay. >> what is the ron why we get burned through the clouds? >> because uv radiation penetrates the clouds, it will penetrate the atmosphere and it burns our skin. it gets into our skin and causes chemical reaction and we start to burn. we can try to protect our skin and then we burn. today's uv index is very high. you will burn quickly. >> i think we just forget about it. we don't use the protection when it is cloudy. are out in t sun, you're like i better be careful. >> here is what i would generally say. you correct me if i'm wrong. if it is cloudy and it is cloudy enough that it is raining, if you are out in the rain, you don't have to worry about it too much. if it is like a partly cloud whether i day, treat it as if it is sunny. >> wear it like your lotion. >> that's right. especially during the summertime. so thank you. hopefully, we helped some people, julie wright included. if you have a question yo uwany answered, go to my
there to the west as tucker barnes was mentioning just a rthos time ago. our regional temperatures, awe quite cool start, 65 degrees here. 70 up in new york city and 70 in norfolk, virginia. pittsburgh at 56 degrees this hour. not a bad hostart to careorfo f sunshine. warmer than yesterday but belowe normal temperature. high about 85 degrees in the district. 86 at la plata. winchester, 84 for your high today. more details on the forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> let's check in allison oakley this morning with a look at traffic. >> good morning to you guys. we have an accident already on georgetown pike on the inbound side which is a real bummer for you guys leaving sterling and heading to the capital beltway. here we are at old dominion drive. all eastbound lanes are going to be blocked. westbound lanes seem to be open. i think you have to stick with route 7 this morning heading in towards the capital beltway. these are your southbound lanes of 95 before you get to shirlington and it is over on the shoulder. it doesn't look like it is causing much of a dries traction certainly for the so
! ♪ >>> 8:31. temperatures pump up to the 80- degree mark. >> sure does. headed to the 90s. so tucker barnes has volunteered to go outside. >> after he was led out there with -- quite the volunteer. it's not that hot yet, tucker. >> reporter: it's more humid than hot. temperatures are about 80 or so. and hang in there for a couple of hours. as we get into the afternoon hour it's will start to heat up. we have cloud cover at this moment and that's helping to hold temperatures down right at this moment. but trust me, it will get hot. we have a heat advisory. because of in a in the city we've -- because of that, we have opened up a cooling center here in the city. go to myfoxdc.com for more information on that. in the next hour if youneed to be outdoors, that is fine. but later into the afternoon the heat is dangerous as we're expecting heat index levels ove 100. maybe to 105 later this afternoon. so our hottest day of the summer. right now not bad. breezy with winds out of the west udo d ancludococover holdi the sun ckb a , tonyayou have tothe weather. >> yes. a heat advisory in affect rom noo
't look like anything will come together any time soon. and tucker barnes pointed out there was another year where it was really late before anything happened iat'92 and the first edorm was hurricane andrew. and i'm not saying that will happen this year. so take a look at the eastern satellite radar. vedslit oa some clouds over us. no precipitation this morning y dacoe sewd ule r we could see s cold front in a out to the west that s tracks it's way in. seu ate can the front where the showers are aligned and now we'll go to the surface map and you'll see the front matching. it's a cold front with very warm air here. moist, humid air. cold front moves in. allison, you know what happens when that happens. >> yep. you tell us. >> stormy conditions. thank you for thletting me do i stormy conditions. here is your five-day forecast. high today of about 90 degrees. showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. tomorrow, lingering showers are possible. but a more comfortable day, 83. friday will be nice and the weekend will be hot. there's a look at the weather. thanks, tony. >>> it is n
. or was it just the soundtrack. we'll leave that one to tucker. but all good movies. these are the movies that you hate to see they're not top releases but any saturday or sunday afternoon if you're flippg around, you'll find them. >> we'll be watching them this weekend, you're right. >>> switching gears, we're have two weather men for the price of one. what is happening this weekend? >> because there is a lot happening. we'll start witda in the weetoend as we see changes coming. t rsf fioall, current stepped outside, 65 degrees. egs great outside rig 66 a66esllredut es. leab fo d drees at dulles airport. 62 in abaltimore. so we have cool air in place. and in dfreerick, maryland, it's 59 degrees at this hour. and let's look at the satellite radar. what we're seeing here is there are nothing going on. there are some clouds but no precipitation and nor do we expect to see any precipitation today. w on tnd wrekeee, we do kehave me changes coming for the weekend. and the main change is heat. some real summertime heat will work it's way in here over the course of the weekend. there is your high press
sit tucker? i'm sorry. i took a guess. ryour temperatures. 72g. youremperatures. 72 degrees. 70 in baltimore. 72 at dulles airport. 77 in ocean city. and in winchester, it s 65 degrees at this hour. now we'll look at the radar and show you the precipitation coming through the region. there you go. we saw some heavy rain earlier this morning, not so much this morning. a couple of spots showing up on this particular radar, off to the north and east. we'll continue to deal with this during the morning hours as this continues to push out of here. here is a look at the jet stream and we'll show what you is happening over the course of the weekend. we've been watching the heat that we've been talking about down to the south, this will help push the jet stream to the north and this area of warm air will makes it way inward into the southeastern united states and the mid-atlantic region as well. it will give us hot and humid conditions. that begins building in on saturday and then we feel it on sunday and monday. >>> tuesday of monday and through tuesday of next week. scattered showers
police officer fighting for his life. michael jones junior and his girlfriend, shanikua tucker were in pennsylvania for a scrimmage when the car they were riding lost control and hit a tree along interstate 91. michael's father a baltimore police officer was driving the car. officer jones is at strong trauma but listed in serious but stable condition. >>> nearly a week after it started, a raging wildfire continues to burn in california. not only has it consumed tens of thousands of acres but now it's being blamed for the deaths of two firefighters. karen has the latest from sun land, california. >> reporter: an out-of-control wildfire burning in los angeles county turns deadly. two firefighters are killed when their vehicle rolls down a mountain side. >> this is a very difficult time for los angeles fire department. >> reporter: nea nearly 300 firefighters are trying to contain the fire. the fire has proven for challenging for crews on the ground and on the air. firefighters have only been able to contain a small portion of it. the biggest problem is dry brush and sweltering temp
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